Ilja Dragunov Appearance & More Announced For 8/31 WWE NXT
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The new NXT UK Champion will make an appearance in front of the crowd after Dragunov fought tooth and nail to unseat WALTER in what is a certain match of the year candidate at TakeOver 36. Also announced for next week is Tommaso Ciampa vs. Ridge Holland, and another open challenge by Roderick Strong . The Diamond Mine leader continues to have his eye on KUSHIDA’s Cruiserweight Championship, and he’ll hope to make a statement next Tuesday.
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In addition, Johnny Gargano will take on LA Knight, and Kyle O’Reilly will battle Duke Hudson after the two got into a backstage scuffle on this week’s episode.
The updated card is as follows:
- Ilja Dragunov appearance
- Tommaso Ciampa vs. Ridge Holland
- Roderick Strong open challenge
- LA Knight vs. Johnny Gargano
- Kyle O’Reilly vs. Duke Hudson